Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
4- 6.4 mg/dL
4 - 9 days
- RBC Magnesium
- Magnesium, Erythrocytes
Royal blue (trace element) and/or Metal-Free aliquot tubes are available from MLabs (800-862-7284). Collect blood in a royal blue top (trace element) tube with EDTA (K2). Centrifuge and aliquot rbcs into a metal-free tube within 2 hours of collection (KEEP red blood cells). Refrigerate. Plasma can be discarded when aliquotting.
This test requires only red blood cells. Must be spun and aliquotted within 2 hours.
Test sent to Quest Valencia